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APEX Accelerator Newsletter & Client Success Story Archive

Newsletter Archive

APEX Accelerator Client Success Story Archive & Special Features

September 2023

  • Success Story:  Ice Cream, Camping, & Gov Con
  • Arkansas APEX Accelerator Impact
  • Tip of the Month
  • Upcoming events & Open Office Hours
  • Govology Webinar offerings - FREE
  • Recommended Readings
  • News You Can Use

September  2023

Park Attendants Ricky & Kathy Knight at sunset in Heber

Park Attendants Ricky & Kathy Knight at sunset in Heber Springs, Arkansas

August 2023

  • Special DoD announcement
  • Success Story:  FEMA Clients - Wynne, AR
  • Arkansas APEX Accelerator Impact
  • Tip of the Month
  • Upcoming events & Open Office Hours
  • Govology Webinar offerings - FREE
  • Recommended Readings
  • News You Can Use

August 2023

FEMA trailer on land provided by APEX client

FEMA trailer on land provided by APEX client

July 2023

  • Welcome PRocurement Counselor Flora Tate
  • Arkansas APEX Accelerator Impact
  • Tip of the Month
  • Upcoming events & Open Office Hours
  • Govology Webinar offerings - FREE
  • Recommended Readings
  • News You Can Use

July 2023

Photo of Flora Tate

Flora Tate - Procurement Counselor

June 2023

  • Success Story:  GRO Restaurant Group, Inc.
  • Arkansas APEX Accelerator Impact
  • Tip of the Month
  • Upcoming events & Open Office Hours
  • Govology Webinar offerings - FREE
  • Recommended Readings
  • News You Can Use

June 2023

Swept Away Cleaning Crew owner Eva Williams

Eva Williams - Swept Away Cleaning C.R.E.W owner

May 2023

  • Success Story:  GRO Restaurant Group, Inc.
  • Arkansas APEX Accelerator Impact
  • Tip of the Month
  • Upcoming events & Open Office Hours
  • Govology Webinar offerings - FREE
  • Recommended Readings
  • News You Can Use

May 2023

Kimberly Randle with Mariah Johnson of GRO Group Restaurant, Inc.

Kimberly Randle with Mariah Johnson of GRO Group Restaurant, Inc.

April 2023

  • Success Story:  SMART Repro
  • Tip of the Month
  • Upcoming events & Open Office Hours
  • Govology Webinar offerings - FREE
  • Recommended Readings
  • News You Can Use

April 2023

Counselor Kimberly with owners Sarah and Greg Harris

Savanna George and Christina Ballard with top milk producing goat.

March 2023

  • Success Story:  All Seasons Lawncare & Janitorial, Inc.
  • Tip of the Month
  • Upcoming events & Open Office Hours
  • Govology Webinar offerings - FREE
  • Recommended Readings
  • News You Can Use

March 2023

Counselor Kimberly with owners Sarah and Greg Harris

Procurement Counselor Kimberly Randle  with owners Sarah and Greg Harris

February 2023

  • PTAC become APEX-Accelerators 
  • Success Story:  C&C Lawn Service Care, LLC
  • News You Can Use
  • Tip of the Month
  • Upcoming events & Open Office Hours
  • Govology Webinar offerings - FREE
  • Recommended Readings
  • News You Can Use

February 2023

Photo of C&C Owner Felecia Bailey

Felicia Bailey, C&C Founder and CEO

January 2023

  • Happy New Year from our APEX Accelerator staff 
  • Welcome Tierra Hutley
  • News You Can Use
  • Tip of the Month
  • Upcoming events & Open Office Hours
  • Govology Webinar offerings - FREE
  • Recommended Readings
  • News You Can Use

Photo of Tierra Hutley

Procurement Counselor Tierra Hutley

December 2022

  • News You Can use
  • APEX Accelerator office holiday closure
  • Tip of the Month
  • Upcoming events & Open Office Hours
  • Govology Webinar offerings - FREE
  • Recommended Readings
  • News You Can Use

Happy Holidays from the PTAC staff graphic

November 2022

  • News You Can use
  • Success Story:  Grano Reforestation
  • Tip of the Month
  • Upcoming events & Open Office Hours
  • Govology Webinar offerings - FREE
  • Recommended Readings
  • News You Can Use

November 2022

Park attendant Rhonda Hernandez with one of her three dogs that share her park attending duties.

Gabino Grano - owner of Grano Reforestation

October 2022

  • News You Can use
  • Success Story:  Park Attendants Win Gov Cons
  • Tip of the Month
  • Upcoming events & Open Office Hours
  • Govology Webinar offerings - FREE
  • Recommended Readings
  • News You Can Use

October 2022

Park attendant Rhonda Hernandez with one of her three dogs that share her park attending duties.

Rhonda Hernandez with one of her three dogs that share her park attending duties

September 2022

  • National APEX Accelerator Day
  • Revisiting Past Success Stories
  • Tip of the Month
  • Upcoming events & Open Office Hours
  • Govology Webinar offerings - FREE
  • Recommended Readings
  • News You Can Use

September 2022

National PTAC Day logo

Revisiting Past Success Stories

August 2022

  • Goodbye, Debra Garcia
  • Success Story:  PH Design
  • Tip of the Month
  • Upcoming events & Open Office Hours
  • Govology Webinar offerings - FREE
  • Recommended Readings
  • News You Can Use

August 2022

PH Design Owner Susan Akin with other PTAC clients

PH Design owner Susan Akin is pictured along with other APEX Accelerator clients at the recent Small Business Sustainability Forum:
Robin Bragg with A & A, Leslie Davis with Harbor Environmental, Dioneedra Smith with Amazing Hauling, Susan Akin with PH Design, and Zavier Muhammad with Xpert Communication

July 2022

  • Save the Date for APEX Accelerator Day 2022
  • Success Story:  Banana Graphics, Choice Promotions, and Tarapromotional
  • Tip of the Month
  • Upcoming events & Open Office Hours
  • Govology Webinar offerings - FREE
  • Recommended Readings
  • News You Can Use

July 2022

banana graphics, choice promotions, and tarapromotional

National Guard contract recipients

June 2022

  • Congrats, Liz Russell!
  • Success Story:  Infinity Therapy, LLC
  • Tip of the Month
  • Upcoming events & Open Office Hours
  • Govology Webinar offerings - FREE
  • Recommended Readings
  • News You Can Use

June 2022

Portia Carr

Infinity Therapy owner Dr. Portia Carr

 

May 2022

  • 2022 Annual Matchmaking Event
  • Tip of the Month
  • Upcoming events & Open Office Hours
  • Govology Webinar offerings - FREE
  • Recommended Readings

May 2022

2022 Annual Matchmaking Event

 

April 2022

  • Success Story:  Government Supply Services (GSS)
  • APEX Accelerator Impact
  • News You Can Use
  • Tip of the Month
  • Upcoming events & Open Office Hours
  • Govology Webinar offerings - FREE
  • Recommended Readings

April 2022

GSS Owner Greg Modica

March 2022

  • Success Story:  Nation Health, LLC
  • Welcome NWA APEX Accelerator Counselor Kimberly Randle
  • News You Can Use
  • Tip of the Month
  • Upcoming events & Open Office Hours
  • Govology Webinar offerings - FREE
  • Recommended Readings

March 2022

Nation Health, LLC

February 2022

  • Success Story:  Partnership with ASBTDC
  • News You Can Use
  • Tip of the Month
  • Upcoming events
  • Govology Webinar offerings - FREE
  • Recommended Readings

February 2022

Think Idea Studio Owners
Justin Johnson and Mat Faulkner

January 2022

  • Happy New Year from our APEX Accelerator staff
  • How to Get Paid
  • Office hours around the state
  • Tip of the Month
  • APEX Accelerator News
  • Upcoming events
  • Webinar offerings
  • Recommended Readings

January 2022

Arkansas APEX Accelerator staff members

December 2021

  • Success Story:  Premier Telecom and Technology
  • APEX Accelerator Holiday schedule
  • Tip of the Month
  • APEX Accelerator News
  • Upcoming events
  • Webinar offerings
  • Recommended Readings

December 2021

Premier Telecom & Technology

Premier Telecom & Technology Group, Inc.

November 2021

  • Happy Retirement to Max Franks
  • National Veterans Small Business Week
  • Tip of the Month
  • APEX Accelerator News
  • Upcoming events
  • Webinar offerings
  • Recommended Readings

November 2021

Former PTAC Counselor Max Franks

Best wishes to Max Franks

October 2021

  • APEX Accelerator Helping Arkansas
  • Client Success Story: State Contracts
  • Tip of the Month
  • APEX Accelerator News
  • Upcoming events
  • Webinar offerings
  • Recommended Readings

October 2021

Kay Peoples Attending PTAC Training

APEX Accelerator Clients Receive State Contracts

September 2021

  • National APEX Accelerator Day
  • Client Success Story: T and J Construction
  • Tip of the Month:  Building Your Past Performance Portfolio
  • Last Call for FY 2021
  • APEX Accelerator News
  • Upcoming events
  • Webinar offerings
  • Recommended Readings

September 2021

T and J Construction project photo

T and J Construction

August 2021

  • Arkansas APEX Accelerator Updates
  • Client Success Story: Bami Technologies, LLC
  • Tip of the Month: Five Tips to Help you Win a Multi-million Dollar IDIQ Contract
  • APEX Accelerator News
  • Upcoming events
  • Webinar offerings
  • Recommended Readings

August 2021

Bami Technologies, LLC

July 2021

  • Client Success Story: Level 5 Architecture Arkansas, PLLC
  • Announcement: Arkansas APEX Accelerator Satellite Office Now Open in Newport
  • Tip of the Month: Teaming Up For More Opportunities
  • APEX Accelerator News
  • Upcoming events
  • Webinar offerings
  • Recommended Readings

July 2021

Level 5 Architecture Arkansas, PLLC

June 2021

  • Client Success Story: Target Applicators, Inc. 
  • Announcement: Opening Satellite Office in Newport
  • Tip of the Month: Getting Involved With the End-of-Year Spending
  • APEX Accelerator News
  • Upcoming events
  • Webinar offerings
  • Recommended Readings

June 2021

Target Applicators, Inc. 

May 2021

  • Client Success Story: Red Lead Forestry, Inc. 
  • Tip of the Month: Location, Location, Location
  • APEX Accelerator News
  • Upcoming events
  • Webinar offerings
  • Recommended Readings

May 2021

Red Leaf Forestry, Inc. 

April 2021

  • Client Success Story: On the Fly Moving, LLC
  • Tip of the Month: Take Advantage of Virtual Procurement Conferences and Industry Days
  • APEX Accelerator News
  • Upcoming events
  • Webinar offerings
  • Recommended Readings

April 2021

On the Fly Moving, LLC

March 2021

  • Client Success Story: Legacy Transit Lines, LLC
  • Tip of the Month: Three Easy Ways to Stay Current on Regulatory Changes
  • APEX Accelerator News
  • Upcoming events
  • Webinar offerings
  • Recommended Readings

March 2021

Legacy Transit Lines, LLC

February 2021

  • Client Success Story: JD Martin Construction Services, LLC
  • Tip of the Month: Six Things To Know About Micro-Purchases
  • APEX Accelerator News
  • Upcoming events
  • Webinar offerings
  • Announcement from Resource Partners
  • Recommended Readings

February 2021

JD Martin Construction Services, LLC

January 2021

  • Happy New Year
  • Tip of the Month
  • APEX Accelerator News
  • Upcoming events
  • Webinar offerings
  • Recommended Readings

January 2021

 

December 2020

  • Client Success Story: AVCOR Construction, LLC.
  • Helping Arkansas: By the Numbers
  • Tip of the Month:  Accessing the Interested Vendors List at BETA.SAM.GOV
  • APEX Accelerator News
  • Upcoming events
  • Webinar offerings
  • Recommended Readings

December 2020

AVCOR Staff

AVCOR Construction, LLC.

November 2020

  • Client Success Story:  J.O. Staats, Inc.
  • Veteran Owned Small Business Week
  • Tip of the Month:  Break Free from Waiting for Solicitations
  • APEX Accelerator News
  • Upcoming events
  • Webinar offerings
  • Recommended Readings

November 2020J.O. Staats winning an award

J.O. Staats, Inc.

October 2020

  • APEX Accelerator Helping Arkansas: By the Numbers
  • Article:  Can You Afford a $300 email?
  • Happy Federal New Year
  • Upcoming events
  • Webinar offerings
  • Other resources

 

October 2020make sure emails end in .gov or .mil

Private Company Example

September 2020

  • APEX Accelerator Day
  • Arkansas Procurement Technical Assistance Center Success Story:  Magna IV
  • Tip of the month
  • Beware of scams & shams
  • Upcoming events
  • Webinar offerings
  • Other resources

 September 2020

Magna IV

Magna IV

August 2020

  • Arkansas Procurement Technical Assistance Center Success Story: ZUNI Learning Tree, Inc.
  • Upcoming Arkansas APEX Accelerator Virtual Trainings
  • Pursuing a GSA Contract Schedule
  • National APEX Accelerator Day
  • FREE Govology webinars
  • Recommended Readings & Resources

 August 2020

ZUNI Learning Tree, Inc.

ZUNI Learning Tree, Inc.

July 2020

  • Arkansas Procurement Technical Assistance Center Success Story:
    Platinum Roofing, LLC
  • Upcoming Arkansas APEX Accelerator Virtual Trainings
  • Tip of the Month:
    Remove the Blindfold and Behold
  • APEX Accelerator News You Can Use:
    What You Can Do to Expand Your Opportunity View
  • Upcoming Webinars
  • Recommended Readings & Resources
July 2020

Platinum Roofing graphic with photo of employees on roof.

Platinum Roofing, LLC

June 2020

  • Message from Arkansas APEX Accelerator Program Director Melanie Berman
  • Arkansas Procurement Technical Assistance Center Client Spotlight:
    Stone County Ironworks
  • Upcoming Arkansas APEX Accelerator Virtual Trainings
  • Big Changes Coming To The WOSB/EDWOSB Certification Program:
    On October 15, 2020, the SBA will begin issuing decisions on certification
  • APEX Accelerator News You Can Use:
    APEX Accelerator continues to play a key role in helping small businesses obtain and maintain their certifications
  • Upcoming Webinars
  • Recommended Readings & Resources
June 2020

Unloading the PPE upon arrival in Arkansas

Stone County Ironworks

May 2020

  • Message from Arkansas APEX Accelerator Program Director Melanie Berman
  • Upcoming Arkansas APEX Accelerator Virtual Trainings
  • Arkansas APEX Accelerator Success Story: Morpho Printing and Marketing
  • Doubling Down On The Government Marketplace May Save Your Business
  • APEX Accelerator News You Can Use
  • Upcoming Webinars
  • Recommended Readings

May 2020

Morpho Printing and Marketing

April 2020

  • Message from Arkansas APEX Accelerator Program Director Melanie Berman
  • Upcoming Arkansas APEX Accelerator Virtual Trainings
  • Arkansas APEX Accelerator Success Story: CK Solutions Roofing Specialists
  • You Are Not Alone! Suggestions For Contractors In The Wake Of The COVID-19 Pandemic
  • APEX Accelerator News You Can Use
  • Upcoming Webinars
  • Recommended Readings
April 2020

CK Solutions Roofing Specialists

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